Ford has announced the specs for the updated 2017 Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid, which now has a longer driving range than the 2016 model. With a total driving range of 610 miles, the 2017 Fusion Energi can now travel further than any other plug-in hybrid on the market.
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Ford has announced that it is the only automaker to offer an available factory-installed strobe warning LED light kit, which is now available to F-150 fleet customers for the first time. The strobe light kit is designed for use by utility, road construction and municipal crews that need enhanced vehicle visibility while working on-site to warn motorists and others that workers.
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Ford has confirmed that it is working on a 200-mile range electric car that will compete withe Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt. During an earnings call, Ford CEO Mark Fields revealed that the automaker wants to be "among the leaders or in a leadership position" when it comes to electric cars.
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Last year Ford sold 110,000 Mustangs globally, which according to IHS Automotive, makes the Mustang the best-selling Sports Coupe in the world. 2015 was the first year that the Mustang was available worldwide and buyers responded with their checkbooks.
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With all the news about the 200-mile range Tesla Model 3 and upcoming Chevy Bolt, will anyone care that the 2017 Focus Electric will be able to drive up to 100 miles on a single charge? While Nissan, Chevy and Tesla are set to end range anxiety with their upcoming 200 mile range EVs, Ford feels that the upgraded 2017 Focus Electric will be enough to win over buyers.
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If you want to get your hands on the all-new Ford GT, you'll be out of luck if you think it will be as easy as walking into your local dealership. Instead Ford has started taking applications from potential buyers at at FordGT.com.
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Ford has unveiled the updates to the 2017 Shelby GT350 Mustang, which is getting a standard Track package and more color options.
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Ford has already unveiled the updated 2017 Fusion, but one piece of new technology wasn't announced when the new Fusion debuted earlier this year. Ford has announced that the 2017 Fusion will be available with adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go technology to help make that annoying commute a little better.
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Ford has announced plans to build a limited run of 300 Ford F-150 MVP edition trucks at Kansas City Assembly Plant. The F-150 MVP edition salutes Kansas City's world championship.
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Ford has unveiled a hotter version of the Fiesta ST, the Fiesta ST200, which is debuting this week at the Geneva Motor Show. It's 197-hp matches the Fiesta ST, but thanks to an overboost function, the horsepower rating climbs to 212, making the Fiesta ST200 the "most powerful production Fiesta ever."
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Ford expects the love affair with SUVs to continue into the next decade, so Ford has announced plans to introduce four new SUV models by 2020. Ford sees increased demand from millennials that are starting families and the 80 million aging baby boomers that continue to prefer SUVs.
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Ford has unveiled the new Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package, which will be available on the 2017 Explorer. The addition of the package expands Explorer offerings to six models, which includes the base, XLT, Limited, Sport and the Platinum edition models.
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The awesome 2016 Ford Focus RS is now on its way to dealers, since production has kicked off at Ford's plant in Saarlouis, Germany. The 350-hp Focus RS will officially start rolling into showrooms this spring.
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Lincoln has unveiled the 2017 Continental at the Detroit Auto Show. As the replacement for the MKS sedan, Lincoln decided to bring back the iconic badge for its flagship sedan.
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Last year at the Detroit Auto Show, Ford revealed the all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor and now this year, Ford has revealed the SuperCrew version of the insane off-road pickup.
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Ford has revealed the updated 2017 Ford Fusion at the Detroit Auto Show. In addition to its restyled exterior, the 2017 Fusion also introduces a new V6 Sport model that packs 325 horsepower.
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Next week we'll get to see the 2017 Lincoln Continental debut at the Detroit Auto Show, but a very blurry image of the new sedan has surfaced now.
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If you're lucky enough to get a chance to attend the 2016 Detroit Auto Show next month, you might be happy to hear that Ford is going to be giving away limited edition, build-it-yourself Ford GT snap kits at the show. The Revell-built Ford GT model snap kits will be given to kids that visit the Ford stand.
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Ford has announced plans to invest an additional $4.5 billion in electrified vehicle solutions by 2020, which includes the introduction of 13 new electrified models. The investment is Ford's largest-ever electrified vehicle investment in a five-year period.
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Last year Chevrolet introduced the world class C7 Corvette Stingray while also creating the most track-focused muscle car of all time: the Camaro Z/28. Over at Dodge, a hydrogen bomb was lobbed into the horsepower wars with the introduction of the 707-hp Challenger Hellcat. Mopar fans looking for a bit more style and a few more cylinders, there's good news as the sinister Viper is still available. Meanwhile at Ford, a pair of ST hot hatches are redefining front-wheel drive performance. But that's not the biggest news coming out of Dearborn. No, this year an automotive icon is being born anew: the Ford Mustang.
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Lincoln is updating the MKZ sedan for the 2017 model year with styling updates, more technology and a new 400-hp 3.0L V6 that replaces the current 3.7L V6.
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Ford has unveiled the updated 2017 Escape crossover, which is debuting this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. On the outside the 2017 Escape borrows many styling cues from the larger Edge, while two new engines and a long list of new tech features are sure to keep the Escape competitive with rivals, like the CR-V and Rogue.
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With the compact crossover market red-hot right now, it makes sense that Lincoln chose this segment for its next premium import fighter. Keeping with current Lincoln tradition, the MKC is based on a Ford platform, the Escape in this case.
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Ford has released more info about the highly anticipated 2016 Focus RS that is scheduled to enter production later this year. With 350 horsepower and 350 lb-ft. of torque on tap, the Focus RS is ready to take on models like the VW Golf R, Subaru WRX STI and Honda Civic Type R.
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Lincoln Marketing Manager Imran Jalal has confirmed that the 2017 Lincoln Continental is going to debut in January at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. Earlier this year, Lincoln released a concept version of the new Continental, but Jahal has confirmed even more information about Lincoln's new big sedan.
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Ford has unveiled the all-new 2017 F-Series Super Duty, which it says is "the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty truck lineup ever." The big news is that the new F-Series Super Duty now has an all-new high-strength steel frame, that's wrapped in a new aluminum-alloy body.
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Ford is going to auction a special one-of-a-kind 2016 Shelby GT350R Mustang on Saturday, September 26 with the proceeds going to the American Cancer Society. The custom Mustang will be auctioned off at the Cattle Baron's Ball Auction.
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Ford has released the specs that we've been waiting for - the 2016 Ford Focus RS packs 350 horsepower and 350 lb-ft. of torque under that hood!
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The Ford Ranger pickup left the U.S. in 2011, but Ford still sells the midsize pickup in almost 200 markets around the world. According to a new report, Ford is having discussions with the UAW about bringing the Ranger back to the U.S.
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We are still about a year away until the arrival of the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor, but Ford's engineers are hard at work trail testing prototypes. Ford has released this video of an early prototype climbing two track trails in Northern Michigan.
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Ford Performance has announced a new upgrade kit for the 2015 Focus ST, which bumps up the stock 2.0L four-cylinder engine's power to 275-hp and 296 lb-ft. of torque, 23 more horsepower and 26 lb-ft. of torque than the stock version.
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Just a few months ago Ford unveiled a new Taurus, but there was a catch - this new Taurus was only designed for the Chinese market. So what lies in store for the Taurus sold on our shores? The Taurus has already disappeared once from Ford's U.S. lineup and there's a chance that the Taurus could disappear again in the not too distant future.
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Ford has released the pricing for the 2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang and the GT350R, which you can now build on Ford's online configurator. The Shelby GT350 Mustang starts at $47,795, while the GT350R starts at $61,295. Both prices are before the $900 destination fee.
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With 345 horsepower on tap the 2016 Ford Focus RS is going to be at the top of anyone's list that is looking at rivals, like the VW Golf R and upcoming Honda Civic Type R. The 2016 Focus RS isn't expected to arrive until next spring, but we may have got an accidental preview of its pricing. For a few minutes, the pricing for the Focus RS was listed at $35,730 on Ford's website.
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Ford has unveiled the 2016 F-150 Limited, which it says is its most advanced and luxurious truck ever. Ford also claims that it has more standard technology and driver convenience features than any other competitor.
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Ford has unveiled a unique 2015 Mustang, the Mustang Apollo Edition that is going to be auctioned off next week. For the eighth straight year, Ford has created a unique, aviation-inspired Ford Mustang to benefit Experimental Aircraft Association youth education programs, including the Young Eagles.
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The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is now one step closer to production, since Ford has announced that prototypes have recently completed more than 1,000 miles of testing in the southwestern United States.
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Ford has revealed the official specs for the 2016 Focus RS, which was unveiled earlier this year. The Focus RS is powered by a 2.3L EcoBoost engine and now we know that the engine generates 345 horsepower and 324 lb-ft. of torque.
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Ford has revealed the updates to the 2016 Ford F-150 pickup, which is getting a long list of enhancements, including new towing technology, Special Edition Appearance Packages, SYNC 3 and alternative fuel capability.
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Lincoln has lowered the pricing for the new, second-generation MKX crossover, which is now priced at $38,995, down from $39,795 for the old 2015 model. At launch the 2016 MKX will be offered in three trim levels: Premiere, Select and Reserve. A Black Label version will also eventually be offered.
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